Episode #329: Milk Options: Raw Milk, Goat, Non-Dairy How to choose with Haley from My SuperHero Foods

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Milk choices are such a hot topic – it can lead to confusion and overwhelm as there are many options to choose from!

What is right for one individual may not be beneficial to another – best to be informed and empowered with knowledge so you can make the best choice for your family!

On today’s episode, Dr. Elana interviews Haley Scheich to review the ins and outs of milk choices!

Haley is the co-founder of My SuperHero Foods, a wellness brand that teaches families about the powers of real foods and the importance of what we put in our bodies.  

In this episode, Haley and Dr. Elana share their personal journeys with experimenting with dairy-free to then starting to incorporate dairy into their diets.  As moms and health nuts, we are here to help break down the pros and cons, ins and outs to meet you where you are at!

Topics Discussed:

  • How big pharma funds most of our food supply
  • The difference between conventional cow milk and raw milk
  • The many benefits of raw milk
  • How to access good quality safe milk
  • The difference between cow milk and goat milk
  • How to choose a healthy nut milk
  • Ways to make homemade nut milk
  • Why staying away from oat milk may be a good idea!

Show Notes:


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This episode’s guest

Haley Scheich is the cofounder of My SuperHero Foods, a wellness brand that teaches families about the powers of real foods and the importance of what we put in our bodies. She’s a working mama of 3 kids and 3 step kids, ages 2 to 18. She’s married to Dr. Tarek Pacha, her best friend and co-founder.

Haley spent 17 years in the healthcare industry before creating My SuperHero Foods. Her first 9 years were spent at Pfizer. There she learned that so many chronic medicines aren’t needed if you change the way you eat. Food can be the real medicine. She later spent another 8 years in bioinformatics, specifically urologist cancers, and genomics.

After being introduced to yoga and healing her own body through nutrition, she discovered a disconnect between the healthcare and nutrition industries and the strength of food as medicine. Shortly after, she dropped out of her Masters in Nutrition program and began a decade-long journey of self-education.

Haley and Tarek co-authored the children’s books, My SuperHero Foods and My SuperHero Sleep as well as the breakfast cookbook Sunny Side Up and The Ultimate Guide to Avoiding Seed Oils in Your Kitchen. They also created mysuperherofoods.com, a free robust resource to help raise awareness about the power of whole foods and wellness. You can find her on Instagram @mysupherherofoods, where she continues to educate parents and caregivers on the importance of real food for all kids.

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